Learn as your schedule allows. No high speed internet connection is required. This program has been reformatted due to the current health crisis. This will be an easy-to-use program with participants receiving by mail a flash drive with all of the recordings and information that would have been originally offered on March 31, April 7 & April 14. There will be no live sites or live remote viewing at this time. Total teaching time is about 6 hours.
Do you want to design your own landscape? This workshop is for homeowners who want to learn the basics of home landscape design. It will offer participants a knowledge of design principles and practices for home landscapes.
- Increase their knowledge of landscape design in order to understand important factors
- Be able to make at least one type of drawing for their landscape or landscape plan
- Learn how to evaluate a plan for missing elements or learn how to look for opportunities in a home landscape design
In each session participants will have the opportunity to:
- Learn about the benefits to creating a comprehensive design for a home landscape
- Learn from experts on the practices and principles of what goes into a landscape design
- Learn how to make different types of landscape drawings that are useful in the design process
Landscape Design Principles
- What Makes a Design?
- Types of Designs
- Determining the Needs of a Landscape Design
Developing a Functional Drawing
- Formal Versus Informal Designs
- Learning About Scale in Plans
- How to Properly Use Symbols
- Wants Versus Needs
Filling in the Design with Plants
- How to Size Plants in the Design
- What to Look for in Plants
- Where to Find Plant Options
Phasing Landscape Designs
- Why Plans Should be Phased
- How to Phase a Plan
Registration Fee: $30/person for all sessions (includes flash drive of 3 recorded sessions and pdf handouts). Please register by April 7.
Register by visiting: http://puext.in/LandscapeSeries or print the brochure under Related Files at the bottom of this page and mail to Purdue University.
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